Fish, crustaceans and molluscs – these are some of the aquatic organisms that are being produced through aquaculture. These food products are an important source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids.
Amina J. Mohammed, the Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning.
August 19, 2013 marks 10 years since the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad was bombed and the UN lost 22 of its staff and humanitarian agency workers.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses a joint press conference with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine.
Security Council chamber.
The United Nations says there are approximately 810 million persons aged 60 years or more in the world in 2012 and by 2050, this number is projected to grow to more than two billion.
Internally displaced children in the Central African Republic. [UNHCR/H.
Each year, migrant workers send more than $450 billion in remittances to their families back home.
Half of this amount goes to rural areas where it is often difficult and expensive for the families to collect the money.
During a forum earlier this year with youth from around the globe, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked the audience if the UN was doing enough for the world’s 1.8 billion young people.
The answer: A resounding “No!”
Farmers like Sibiri Kebre depend on rain-fed agriculture to earn a living and feed their families. But the weather patterns in Burkina Faso’s Sahel Region have become so unpredictable that the farmers do not know what to expect anymore.